(A VISION FOR CHRISTIAN SONG, by Ken Bible; p.68)
Toward Your Leaders
During a lifetime in Christian service, I've worked with thousands of others also in Christian
service--ministers, ministers of music, and leaders of various types. I’ve worked for leaders, and
I’ve been a leader.
Together we are as human and as imperfect as anyone else. We pray and try to keep our
motives pure. Though we give our best, sometimes our job performance is less consistent than
we wish. We try. We fail. Our abilities are narrow and are regularly stretched beyond our talent
Yet the God who called us is faithful. Somehow He uses what we do to help people and to
When our humanity is apparent, don't condemn us. Forgive us. Don't gossip about us. We know
our failures better than you do. Pray for us.
And when we do something that works marvelously, give God all the glory. He's the only one
who deserves it!